Bafana Bafana are set to take on hosts Egypt in the round of 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday, but will have to do so without Mamelodi Sundowns forward Themba Zwane.
Bafana entered the knockout stages via the backdoor as a 1-0 win for Mali over Angola in the final Afcon clash on Monday had Bafana progress as the fourth-best third-placed team.
The South Africans will now face the Pharos with a spot in the quarter-final up for grabs, but Stuart Baxter will be without key man Zwane, who is suspended for the clash after picking up two yellow cards in the group stages.
Egypt 🇪🇬 vs South Africa 🇿🇦
Madagascar 🇲🇬 vs DRC 🇨🇩
Nigeria 🇳🇬 vs Cameroon 🇨🇲
Senegal 🇸🇳 vs Uganda 🇺🇬
Algeria 🇩🇿 vs Guinea 🇬🇳
Morocco 🇲🇦 vs Benin 🇧🇯
Mali 🇲🇱 vs Côte d’Ivoire 🇨🇮
Ghana 🇬🇭 vs Tunisia 🇹🇳
— Bafana Bafana (@BafanaBafana) July 2, 2019
The Sundowns man was yellow-carded against Namibia and Morocco and will thus have to serve a suspension for the game against Egypt.
The mammoth clash will take play on Saturday with kick-off scheduled for 9pm.
The fixture list you’ve all been waiting for. 📊
— CAF (@CAF_Online) July 2, 2019
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